Private Admonition of a District Court Judge (4/7/22)
The judge failed to comply with the law and maintain professional competence in the law when the judge engaged in impermissible ex parte communications with a District Attorney’s Office regarding an indigent defendant’s ex parte motions for a mental health expert. [Violations of Canons 2A, 3B(2) and 3B(8) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Admonition of a District Court Judge. (4/7/22).